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Change MySQL Pwd

Change MySQL Pwd

It is always a good idea to change passwords on a regular basis. As mySQL is critical to your applications and your data security we recomend you use a complex password.

  • Password should be a minimum of 8 characters, maximum of 16 characters
  • Should not contain dictionary words
  • Should not be a proper name
  • Should contain UPPER and lower case characters, and numbers.

 Be Careful...

Special characters should be avoided as some will cause problems with mySQL

Changing the mySQL password does require you to also change the configuration files for your applications that use mySQL.

 Technical Note...

Appies Applications that require you to change the configuration files if you change the mySQL password.

  • OsCommerce
  • phpBB
  • WordPress

 

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